Provides vital medical care services to military personnel and their families and is responsible for the health of the ship’s company. They also treat the general public during disaster relief efforts. Navy doctors work mostly in hospitals based on Navy installations, but also deploy with units overseas or serve on Naval hospital ships.
You will handle everything a typical physician does, like diagnosing ailments, treating injuries and saving lives. You’ll also have the opportunity to move beyond routine: Work at the best military medical facilities on shore, at sea, in space and in the field.
Provide medical support for field operations.
Members of the Medical Corps are eligible to pursue qualification programs that lead to breast insignia such as:
- Flight Surgeon Insignia
- Surface Warfare Medical Corps Insignia
- Fleet Marine Force Insignia
- Seabee combat warfare specialist insignia